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Today's News

  • Suspects indicted for drug-related charges

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Drugs continue to be an issue in Bullitt County.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 21, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Lane shifts on Southbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane shifts on southbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    Beginning this evening, Friday, July 18 at midnight, southbound traffic will be shifted to allow for work in the right and center lanes between mile points 106 and 112.

    Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction.  A temporary median cross-over will be used to shift one lane of traffic to the northbound lanes while crews replace the pavement in the southbound lanes.

  • District still looks to fill full-time, sub bus driving jobs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Looking to step into a job where you are off when school is not in session?

    How about a job where you have the satisfaction of knowing you play a role in the educational success of a school district?

    And the job may even allow you to participate in some of the school field trips.

    Full-time positions are now available for those wanting to become bus drivers in the Bullitt County Public School System.

    According to transportation director Staci Goedde, six full-time positions were open as of last week. 

  • SUMMER CAMPS AT SCHOOLS

     A list of various summer camps available through Bullitt County Public Schools. For more information call 869-8000. 

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    Leadership Academy:  This camp is to work on student leadership skills in a variety of areas.

    Target Audience:  GT Students in Current Grades 6-12

    Location:  Shepherdsville Elementary

    Dates:  July 28 – August 1, 2014

    Cost:  ½ day = $50.00 / full day = $100.00

  • SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM

    The Bullitt County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

     

    OPEN SITES:

    County-Schools Sites

    Shepherdsville Elementary School, 527 West Blue Lick Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165

  • Daycare owner/operator charged with fraud

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. –David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, announced today the indictment of a Louisville daycare owner on charges of wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and money laundering.

    Lottie Carisa Burgos, the owner and operator of ABC Village Daycare, was charged in a 20-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury on July 16, 2014.  Burgos made an initial appearance in federal court today following her arrest.

  • Refinancing of bonds to save school district $2.9 million over time

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With the funding cuts from federal and state agencies, Bullitt County school officials are always looking for additional revenue.

    One avenue in past years has been the refinancing of previous bond issues for construction projects.

    Recently, the Bullitt County Public School Board, through its finance corporation, had an opportunity to save money.

    The 2009 Build America bond issue, which was used to build schools, renovate others and provide energy savings projects, will be refinanced.

  • Grant sought to improve safety for law enforcement

     HILLVIEW - The problem has been present for years.

    But emergency responders found ways to compensate.

    However, that never reduced the dangers of responders being inside a building and not being able to communicate effectively.

    When the city of Hillview came up with a possible solution, a funding source may now be available to make it happen.

    For the past year, discussions have been held between city officials and county emergency management services officials on a way to improve the radio communications.

  • Some want to know if CON for hospital beds still has a pulse

     Back about 10 years ago, it was an exciting time.

    Through a lot of work in Frankfort, it was announced that Jewish Hospital would build an emergency room, have diagnostic testing facilities and bring out specialists to occupy a wing of medical offices.

    There was also the announcement of someday having a hospital with 60 beds approved through a Certificate of Need. The approval process for the beds came after the initial plans were announced and the facilities started.